MONTREAL — Prime-seeded Aryna Sabalenka of Belarus ended Rebecca Marino’s sturdy run on the Nationwide Financial institution Open on Thursday with a 6-1, 6-3 victory over the Canadian.
Sabalenka, ranked No. 3, saved 4 break factors to cruise to a 5-0 lead within the first set. Marino confirmed life within the second set with a pair of aces and held serve via the primary six video games. However she struggled with break factors, going 0-for-5 within the 59-minute match.